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Yes announce new live album ‘Topographic Drama - Live Across America’

Yes are set to release a new live album later this autumn.

Titled ‘Topographic Drama – Live Across America’, the extensive live record is released on double-CD and triple-LP formats on Friday 24th November. Both versions feature stunning cover artwork from the band’s longtime collaborator Roger Dean.

The album was recorded over 12 dates on Yes’s summer 2016 North American tour that saw the band open by performing their 1980 album ‘Drama’ in its entirety for the very first first time.

Following ‘Drama’, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Billy Sherwood, Jon Davison and additional drummer Jay Schellen played songs from two of Yes’s best-selling albums: ‘And You And I’ from 1972’s ‘Close To The Edge’ and ‘Heart Of The Sunrise’ from 1971’s ‘Fragile’.

The set list then moved on to sides one and four from Yes’ 1973 double-album ‘Tales From Topographic Oceans’, before the album reaches an emphatic finale with ‘Roundabout’ from ‘Fragile’ (1971) and ‘Starship Trooper’ from ‘The Yes Album’ (1971).

You can pre-order the album on double CD here or triple vinyl here.



The ‘Topographic Drama – Live Across America’ track-listing is as follows:

CD: Disc One
1. ‘Machine Messiah’
2. ‘White Car’
3. ‘Does It Really Happen?’
4. ‘Into The Lens’
5. ‘Run Through The Light’
6. ‘Tempus Fugit’
7. ‘And You And I’
8. ‘Heart Of The Sunrise’

CD: Disc Two
1. ‘The Revealing Science Of God’
2. ‘Leaves Of Green’
3. ‘Ritual’
4. ‘Roundabout’
5. ‘Starship Trooper’

LP: Side One
1. ‘Machine Messiah’
2. ‘White Car’
3. ‘Does It Really Happen?’

LP: Side Two
1. ‘Into The Lens’
2. ‘Run Through The Light’
3. ‘Tempus Fugit’

LP: Side Three
1. ‘And You And I’
2. ‘Heart Of The Sunrise’

LP: Side Four
1. ‘The Revealing Science Of God’
2. ‘Leaves Of Green’

LP: Side Five
1. ‘Ritual’

LP: Side Six
1. ‘Roundabout’
2. ‘Starship Trooper’

Yes embark on a 50th anniversary UK tour in March 2018, taking in the following shows:

MARCH 2018
Bristol Colston Hall – Tue 13th
Sheffield City Hall – Wed 14th
Glasgow SEC Armadillo – Fri 16th
Manchester Bridgewater Hall – Sat 17th
Gateshead Sage – Sun 18th
Birmingham Symphony Hall – Tue 20th
Brighton Centre – Wed 21st
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall – Fri 23rd
London Palladium – Sat 24th
London Palladium – Sun 25th

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